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Indian Drugmakers Eye US Market after FDA Inspections

Indian Drugmakers Eye US Market after FDA Inspections

6 Jul 2011

The FDA inspections in the last few weeks are raising hopes among some of Indian companies they will shortly be able to export medicines to the world’s largest drug market.

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Developing Countries Warn against Unethical Drug Trials

Developing Countries Warn against Unethical Drug Trials

6 Jul 2011

A recent gathering of science journalists in Qatar was treated to a look at the dark side of trend.

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GSK Signs Agreement to Fight against Doping in Sport

GSK Signs Agreement to Fight against Doping in Sport

6 Jul 2011

GlaxoSmithKline signed a long-term agreement with the World Anti-Doping Agency to help detect emerging performance-enhance drugs in sport.

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NANOTEC & GPO to Upgrade Drug Innovation in Thailand

NANOTEC & GPO to Upgrade Drug Innovation in Thailand

5 Jul 2011

Two Thai agencies have signed a strategic research collaboration agreement to focus on drug discovery using nanotechnology.

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Canada & UK to Strengthen Biotech Collaboration

Canada & UK to Strengthen Biotech Collaboration

5 Jul 2011

Canada and UK will work together to strengthen collaboration between the biotechnology sectors in the two nations.

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AstraZeneca & PTC Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

AstraZeneca & PTC Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

4 Jul 2011

Under the terms of the agreement, AstraZeneca will make an undisclosed up-front cash payment for the initiation of the first target in the collaboration plus committed research funding to PTC.

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Argenta and Pulmagen Sign Agreement for Respiratory Projects

Argenta and Pulmagen Sign Agreement for Respiratory Projects

1 Jul 2011

The purpose of the discovery programs is to identify new compounds with anti-inflammatory potential to be developed for respiratory conditions characterized by a high unmet medical need such as COPD and cystic fibrosis.

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Majority of American Voters Believe the Federal Should Support Biotechnology Industry

Majority of American Voters Believe the Federal Should Support Biotechnology Industry

1 Jul 2011

A survey finds that American voters embrace a continued federal commitment to biotechnology priorities such as research dedicated to finding alternative sources of energy, life-saving medicines and cures.

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India & Canada to Jointly Launch Biotech R&D Projects

India & Canada to Jointly Launch Biotech R&D Projects

1 Jul 2011

The Ontario-India programme has now called for proposals for collaborative projects with a view to develop innovative products and products, especially in the life science and medical devices sectors.

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AMRI & Proteros Ink Pact for Analysis Services

AMRI & Proteros Ink Pact for Analysis Services

30 Jun 2011

Proteros will provide protein crystallization and X-ray structural analysis services that complement AMRI’s existing drug discovery capabilities.

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Pennsylvania Bio Enters into Collaboration with Italian Biotechnology Association

Pennsylvania Bio Enters into Collaboration with Italian Biotechnology Association

30 Jun 2011

This collaborative effort provides an opportunity for present and future partnerships between the United States and Italy, and will unite their respective Life Sciences communities and tremendous bases of scientific talent.

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Dubai to Cut Prices of Vital Medicines

Dubai to Cut Prices of Vital Medicines

29 Jun 2011

Drugs becoming cheaper as of 1 July include Pfizer's Liptor and Xanax medications, used to treat high cholesterol and anxiety disorders respectively, and Merck's Januvia, which is used to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.

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